James Jaillet

OOIDA gets behind drivers’ class-action lawsuit against FMCSA, pre-employment reports

| July 24, 2014

OOIDA this week expressed its support for the six truck drivers who filed a class-action lawsuit against trucking regulators, claiming they divulged to potential employers too much information about their prior violations.

Navistar hit with another class-action suit over alleged EGR-only engine defects

| July 24, 2014

Another class-action lawsuit against Navistar-International and its MaxxForce engine line has been made public, and like the others, it accuses the truck and engine maker of knowingly selling engines with defects and concealing those defects ...

PIB tip: Get full disclosure in finance contracts

| July 23, 2014

Get full disclosure before you sign a finance contract. Here's why.

CSA’s Safety Measurement System site getting redesign, new features in August

| July 23, 2014

One of the key goals of the redesign is to better highlight elements of the SMS that actually correlate with crash risk, FMCSA says.

FedEx calls foul on Justice Department indictment in prescription medicine deliveries

| July 22, 2014

FedEx, the second largest for-hire trucking company in the country, says it is innocent of the charges brought against it by the Department of Justice over packages it delivered that contained illegally prescribed drugs purchased ...

National average diesel price hits lowest point since November

| July 21, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 2.5 cents in the week ended July 21 to $3.869, according to the DOE. That's the biggest price drop since the week ended Nov. ...

Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report information

| July 21, 2014

Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against FMCSA claiming the agency “disparaged” their safety records and diminished their value as truck drivers by oversharing information on the drivers’ Pre-Employment Screening Program reports.

Fitzgerald Pride & Polish winners: Ashley’s ‘Double Take’ Pete, father-son duo take top billing

| July 19, 2014

A quick look at the four Best of Show winners, and two other notables, from this year's Fitzgerald Truck Show Pride & Polish.

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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